Pleasure, Poison, Prescription, Prayer: The Worlds of Mind-Altering Substances

When: Nov. 7-Dec. 15 2019

This exhibit considers the complex social and economic dynamics behind ten mind-altering drugs. Drawing from the Hearst Museum’s permanent collection, this exhibit highlights the incredible range of tools people have made to process, consume, and transport mind-altering substances. Also on view are works of art inspired by these substances which shed light on the inner visions experienced by their users.


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